Neisseria meningitidis endocarditis with mycotic aneurysm

Lauren M. McGovern, James L. Homme, David J. Driscoll, Donald E. Yarbrough, Thomas C. Bower, Chad K. Brands

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Abstract

We report a unique case of Neisseria meningitidis infection in which subacute endocarditis and a peripheral mycotic aneurysm appeared to be late complications of chronic meningococcemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)206-208
Number of pages3
JournalInfections in Medicine
Volume23
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2006

Keywords

  • Aneurysm, mycotic
  • Endocarditis, bacterial
  • Meningococcemia, chronic
  • Neisseria meningitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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